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wan. and uruguay. most of all i thank most of you. the fact that so many are committed to seeing the united nations succeed is gratifying. it is a sign not only that change is desperately needed, but that it will be achieved. you are the reason change is coming to the u.n. it is now my honor to introduce someone who is no stranger to change, donald trump has a businessman's eye for seeing potential and he sees great potential not just in this reform movement, but in the united nations itself. he shares your commitment to creating a more effective advocate for peace, security, and human rights. we are deeply grateful he has taken the time to be with us today. ladies and gentlemen, president donald j. trump. >> well thank you very much. thank you.
actually saw great potential right across the street to be honest with you, and it was only for the reason that the united nations was here that that turned out to be such a successful project. so i want to thank you, ambassador hall haley for your introduce and stedfast american interests on the world stage. on behalf of the co-host countries i would like to also thank secretary general guterres for -- and you have been fantastic -- for joining us, and we affirm our commitment to the united nations reform and reform is what we're talking about. i applaud the secretary gentle for laying out a vision to reform the united nations so that it better serves the people we all represent. we support your efforts to look across the entire system and to find ways the united nations can better and be better at
development, management, peace, and security. the united nations was founded on truly noble goals. these include affirming the dignity and worth of the human person and striving for international peace. the united nations has helped advance towards these goals in so many ways, feeding the hungry, providing disaster relief, and empowering women and girls and many societies all across the world. yet in recent years the united nations has not reached its full potential because of bureaucracy and mismanagement. while the united nations on a regular budget has increased by 140% and its staff has more than doubled since 2000, we are not seeing the results in line with this investment. but i know that under the secretary general that's
changing and it's changing fast and we've seen it. that's why we commend the secretary general and his call for the united nations to focus more on people and less on bureaucracy. we seek a united nations that regains the trust of the people around the world in order to achieve this, the united nations must hold every level of management accountable, protect whistleblowers and focus on results rather than on process. to honor the people of our nations, we must ensure that no one, and no member state, shoulders a disproportionate share of the burden and that's militarily or financially. we also ask that every peacekeeping mission have clearly defined goals and metrics for evaluating success. they deserve to see the value in the united nations and it is our job to show it to them.
we encourage the secretary general to fully use his authority to cut through the bureaucracy, reform outdated systems and make firm decisions to advance the u.n.'s core mission. further, we encourage all member states to look at ways to take bold stands at the united nations with an eye toward changing business as usual and not being beholden to ways of the past which were not working. mr. secretary general, the united states and the member states present today support this great reform vision. we pledge to be partners in your work and i am confident that if we work together and champion truly bold reforms, the united nations will emerge as a stronger, more effective, more just and greater force for peace and harmony in the world.
thank you, mr. secretary general, and i look forward to advancing the shared goals in the years to come and it is a great honor to be with you today. thank you. [ applause ] >> i came to the united nations about the same time as the secretary general. he and i share a mission to find value in the u.n. we share the goal of a better united nations. not a cheaper u.n. or a more expensive u.n., not a smaller one, or a bigger one, a better united nations. an organization with the trusts and the capability to deliver on its mandate to promote peace, security, and human rights. over the past eight months, he has been a partner and become a friend. his leadership brings us together today. ladies and gentlemen, secretary general antonio guterres. [ applause ]
>> mr. president, thank you very much for your engagement and your support. i also thank ambassador haley for her leadership, partnership and their commitments. i'm very grateful to all the leaders here today. excellences, ladies and gentlemen. someone recently asked what keeps me up at night. and my answer was simple, bureaucracy. fragmented structures, biz zan type procedures and endless red tape. someone to undermine the u.n. could not have come up with a better way to do it than by imposing -- >> we are listening to the secretary general of the united nations secretary guterres speaking there. let's bring back in our panel, jeff, nia malik and admiral
kirby. it's very interesting if you listen to the tone and the language that the president used to describe what he believes are failings of the united states. admiral to you first. it could not have been more measured his criticism of the u.n. which is so vastly different from not a friend of democracy, not a friend of freedom, saying that it causes problems. not today. >> no. no, did you see, you watched secretary general watching the president deliver those remarks, he was fairly beaming i think and happy to hear the more measured tone by trump and you can hear in just a few minutes we heard of the secretary general he was echoing with more detail what the president did, the problems at the u.n. of bureaucracy and red tape. all are valid concerns. we've all known that the united nations can be a much more efficient organization for many, many years, so i think everybody welcomes this reform effort. this is one thing you would -- i think that everybody can get
behind, including president trump, that the u.n. needs to be a little more efficient and effective. >> jim sciutto, what are your thoughts? let me read some of the quotes from the president here. the u.n. has not reached its full potential because of bureaucracy and mismanagement, we've seen the results, he talked about a rising budget, not as much getting done, but that is all changing because of the secretary general. >> listen, it's not a new point, particularly from a republican president, to take shot at the u.n., for efficiency for a waste of money and actually it's interesting because donald trump and his secretary of state have taken shots at their own state department. >> 100%. >> many senior positions not filled, morale inside the state department building at foggy bottom is low and it's been low, particularly low now. so there have been substantive moves by this administration to downgrade, you know, the role of diplomatic institutions. on the flip side, there's been a great need for the u.n. particularly with regards to the response to north korea.
trump administration needs and needed the u.n. to get through these penalties, economic sanctions, not as strong as they wanted but needed them. >> i have to think tomorrow it is more formal. this is about efficiency and the real mission, national security priorities, et cetera. but trump being trump, of course in his comments has to make a reference to a trump tower across the street from the u.n. as a -- as an example of the success of the u.n. -- >> let me read that. i'm glad you brought that up. he talked about success and things changing and getting better at the u.n. then he said, i actually saw great potential right across the street, of course right across the street is trump world tower on united nations plaza, a huge building here in new york. he said it turned out to be a very successful project due to its proximity to the united nations. nia malik henderson, a bit of a backstory to this also? >> i mean, i think sort of the
context for this is in many ways this is trump's approach to everything. this is essentially he says this not only about the u.n., right, that it's in need of reform, he sees great potential the the u.n. and he can sort of bring that magic touch to the u.n. in the same way he's saying the same thing about the american government, right. it is an institution that is embroiled in red tape and here he is can bring a magic touch of being a businessman in the same way that he did with trump tower which is right across the street from the u.n. i think it's classic trump there, he is patting himself on the back about his success as a businessman. i'm sure that was not in the script there, but in some ways -- >> hold that thought. >> yep. >> my apologies for interrupts. let's listen to nikki hailie. >> -- nikki haley. >> the institution is worth the extra mile. our goal is to convince the
delegations that have not yet signed the declaration to join the effort for a more efficient, accountable and transparent u.n. the united states believes we can make history by coming together as a true global community for reform. in the coming weeks and months, we will be considering the secretary general's broader vision. this is an opportunity for all of us to seize this moment and ensure that united nations remains relevant. we must challenge traditional mindsets, inertia and resistance to change. we will do this together. i hope we can count on your help. thank you, again, and let's make it a new day at the united nations. [ applause ] >> showing once again how deliberate her choice of wording is there, make it a new day at the united nations. she reiterated exactly what she told our dana bash here yesterday. nia-malik, you were in the middle of speaking as we went to
nikki haley. >> talking about trump's off-the-cuff remarks about the trump tower across the street. in some ways nikki haley set him up for that talking about him as a businessman and those are going to be whatever his asides are in some ways will be much of the focus as the actual test, right. him strain from the text will be as much as important as whatever is written before him. always interesting to see the president on script there. he isn't, you know, as emotive when he is reading as he is when he is off the cuff. i think we're going to see in many ways a constrained trump in measured trump overs these next couple days. >> he's readigreeting world lea and shaking hands. talk about the day he has. i'm not sure if you can see the images of the president departing the room, brief remarks from him and nikki haley, a big day ahead of that big speech he has tomorrow. >> he does, indeed. we can see the images as the
president is really greeting these world leaders. it's important to point out as the president did at the very beginning there, that this is happening in his hometown. he loves to show off the oval office, of course, as we've seen but he wants to show off new york city and, of course, by mentioning trump world tower there, mentioning he's a real estate executive but the most important meetings as jim sciutto mentioning earlier are, indeed, these individual one-on-one meetings he will be having and today, the two of the leading meetings he'll be meeting with the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu as well as the french president emanuel montserrat. he will be doing those meetings off site here nearby. and those are really the moments and the -- and the minutes that we watch for new relationships building, what the about the will say, about the iran nuclear agreement, et cetera. just watching the president
inside the united nations building, he lives blocks away, a property across the united nations plaza here, we believe this is the first time that mr. trump certainly as president but has been in this building. he's been unusually critical of the united nations and has even been as so specific in his criticism as talking about the emerald green sort of backdrop that will be behind him tomorrow when he addresses the general assembly. he said look if he's -- becomes president he would do a remodeling job. he equipped that last year. of course no remodeling of the emerald in the works but he is talking about reforming the u.n. this is so interesting again, seeing this, you know, real estate mogul now on the world stage here as president. a building he's been critical of. do not look for him to be as critical or sharp about the u.n. today. his words will be much more measured as we saw a few minutes ago. >> clearly just displayed. something tells me that money is
needed for other things other than new marble behind the podium there. jim sciutto in all seriousness, the world leaders and delegations he was shaking hands with, are people when they saw the trump budget outlined six months ago, were terrified about what america first means for global diplomacy that saves lives. >> absolutely. >> they were very concerned and so they want to hear what this president will say. >> they do. and listen, you'll have the words and then the actions, right. >> right. >> and you saw in the comments there the measured trump, the scripted trump and tomorrow i think you can expect that as well. although the message will be strong tomorrow about america first. there's going to be no backing off that by this administration or by this president. but then you have the actions. and to be clear, while in the budget, for instance, you have a deep lessening of america's prioritization of u.n. priorities, in other places, the u.n. security council is back front and center in the major national security crisis of the
time which is north korea. and everyone involved recognizes that they need that body. now you have had haley and mcmasters say the u.n. has done all it can op this and we will go to the -- we may well go to military options, but the fact is trump needs the u.n. here and it's those substantive moves that i think are going to be more telling to the world leaders present there today. at the end of the day donald trump's president of the united states. the united states, you know, for all the discomfort you've heard publicly from them and even more so in private from many european and international diplomats, the fact is he's the american president. they've got to go shake his hand. they need him not just on north korea but any long range of issues they're facing right now. >> not shaking his hand will be two big players on the security council with veto power russia and china's leader would have been critical meetings for this president. thank you very much, jim sciutto, jeff zeleny, nia malik henderson, rear admiral kirby. the president is expected to
push this america first agenda throughout his big debut at the united nations. interestingly jeff zeleny said the first time he's been in the building. not just as president but the first time he's been in there. what republicans are saying about the day. how facebook could become key or perhaps already is key in the russia investigation. and president trump may not have won an emmy last night, but he loomed large in the room. >> we know that the biggest tv star of the last year is donald trump. yeah. no. you may not like it. he's the biggest star. and alec baldwin, obviously, you know.
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better under the secretary general who he sat next to and talked about and encouraged member states to take a bold stance to, quote, change business as usual. joining me now, with reaction, cnn political commentator paris de nard and gabby moregelo, white house correspondent for the washington examiner. gabby, to you first, the president didn't let the u.n. off the hook. he was critical of it. this was the completely different tone, completely different word choice than he has used in the past to call the u.n. not a defender of freedom or democracy. >> right. i mean it's a total 180 from the campaign rhetoric we heard from him back in 2016, but, you know, as he was sitting there next to the u.n. secretary general guterres, you can tell that they're allies on wanting u.n. reforms. the president has said that he intended to come to new york this week to really push for that and to show that the united states is going to be urging
other countries to get on board. i think that was made clear not only in his brief remarks this morning but be reiterated throughout this week as me meets with various foreign leaders and continues to emphasize the need for some of these reforms that both he and cocoa beaguterres t necessary for this insti tution. >> paris, how did you see the remarks and what are you looking for as he gets ready for the main address tomorrow. >> one of the things i looked at is the optics. it was a powerful statement, a moment for our country to have the president of the united states, donald j. trump, sitting next to the u.n. secretary general guterres as well as ambassador nikki haley, who i think is an all-star. i was with her at aei a few weeks ago listening to her talk about the growing and consistent threat we face against north korea and then right behind him, deputy national security adviser
dina habib powell. the strong powerful women advising this president as -- and leading this country on these international affairs, i thought the president's remarks were appropriate, he did a very good job at showing his sincere desire for reform. he was giving a similar message he gave to the american people about what he wants to do to reduce the size of government and to have accountability for the u.s. and he was taking it right to the united nations. there's a key point that ambassador haley said, she says, it's going to be a new day for the united nations which is the playback to what she was saying as governor it's a great day in south carolina. you can see both of them taking their past experiences one as a businessman and the other as a governor, and bringing that to the united nations to promote peace and prosperity. i think his speech tomorrow is going to be very direct, i think it's going to be very firm. i don't think it will have arbitrary red lines they cannot meet as we've seen in past administrations. we're going to hear the trump
doctrine on the global scale and he always performs well, putting america first. >> here's the thing, gabbies, that's a hard line to walk, the america first rhetoric, trump budget and cuts proposed in a number of aid programs while increasing military spending that, of course, would be welcomed by some of the member nations, but, you know, the cuts not welcomed by others. how does he walk that line to please his base and the promise of america first while also addressing these global leaders on the world stage and saying you have a partner in the united states? >> i think if you harkp back to the speech he gave last june in washington, d.c., where he really first espoused the american first foreign policy it's something he's going to have to draw from in this speech to let america's allies know that our country is going to come first and that we are looking at reforming and making budget cuts here domestically and that is going to impact
necessarily those relationships and, you know, decades long alliances we have. it is a fine line that he's going to have to walk and certainly something that will be interesting to see, you know, how he does tackle that speech tomorrow, but i think paris is right, he has to come out tomorrow and be very firm in calling for these reforms and making clear that as the president of the united states, protecting his own nation and making sure that americans are, you know, getting the best bang for their buck in whatever sense of the term, is his first priority and that protecting other countries and working with other countries to improve various relationships is second to that. that's something that the president has said all along since, you know, the very first announcement of his presidential ambitions and i think that it's something that we'll see in the speech tomorrow. i know it's something he's been working on this speech with his speech writers. it's not something that's coming out of just the -- >> certainly. >> the presidential speech
writing. something he's been involved in. it will be interesting to see the rhetoric tomorrow. >> we will watch that speech in 24 hours, pretty much exactly, 10:30 eastern time tomorrow see it right here our special live coverage from the united nations. nice to have you. paris, we appreciate it. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> also a tropical triple threat barreling through the atlantic right now with one significant storm, hurricane maria, threatening to follow right in irma's path. stay with us. and when youod sugar is a replace one meal... choices. ...or snack a day with glucerna... ...made with carbsteady... ...to help minimize blood sugar spikes... ...you can really feel it. now with 30% less carbs and sugars. glucerna.
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this morning, three named storms are churning in the atlantic, much of the attention, though, is going to the one you see in the middle there, hurricane maria. it's a category 2 hurricane following the same destructive path that irma took a week ago and quickly picking up strength. meteorologist chad myers tracking it all. you cannot have a day off, sir, because these storms are one after the next after the next. >> i don't. i know. i have my cot right there.
my little coffee pot and cot is right there. here is maria. it is now a category 2, 110 miles per hour. earlier today it was 85 or 90. it got strong quickly. lee will get in the middle of the atlantic and guy. jose doing nothing good. sucking in dry air off the east coast of the u.s. and losing an eye. it will make a lot of waves and wind and all that, but it's not going to regain a big category in a hurricane strength. but look at this. 140-mile-per-hour storm, category 4, expected near st. croix and puerto rico that will be the biggest storm this area has seen in 85 years. near irma, but it's about 200 miles farther south that irma. here is what the hurricane models are saying into the atlantic ocean, staying off shore, but you know what, by the time we're out this far, this is eight days, it can do just about anything it wants to. let's get to the floor here and
talk about where irma went. it went over barbuda. this is going over dominica, significantly farther to the south, but there is a cross, a cross where this storm will go right over the top of where irma went. that is somewhere just north of puerto rico. again in the turks and caicos. this is an area that was hit so very hard. this is not forecast to be a category 5 hurricane yet. but it is still gaining strength. looking for pressure, 964 was the last pressure that the hurricane hunter flew over. that is the last pressure that we know of right now. so the storm is still gaining strength. it's still moving to the northeast. we still and already have warnings posted here for the leeward islands. the big story about jose, it's a wind and wave maker and for now, that's all. poppy. >> all right. chad thank you for working overtime tracking all those three storms for us as they churn in the atlantic. protesters gathering again this morning in st. louis.
this was the scene moments ago as marchers blocked traffic there. more than 80 people were arrested overnight in a third night of demonstrations in st. louis. these protesters continuing after the acquittal of a former police officer who had been charged with first-degree murder. dan simon joins us live. give us the latest on the protest but background on the case if people missed the verdict that came down friday. >> hey, want to be really clear about what's happening in st. louis. during the day, you have peaceful organized protests and then at night things turn into chaos. that has been the overall trend for the past three days. there's no reason to think that tonight will be any different want to explain where we are in downtown st. louis. this is some of the remnants of the damage from last night. you can see these boarded up windows. this is the marriott convention center downtown, across the street where you have the hotel, more windows smashed and the scenario goes something like this. once the peaceful protests ends,
you have a small band of protesters around two dozen or so, they face off with police, they throw bottles at officers and they throw rocks. businesses get vandalized, windows get smashed, arrested are made. over the weekend about 100 people were arrested, 80 last night. in terms of the case, poppy, this is a situation that goes back to december of 2011. former officer jason stockley was in the midst of a car chase. this was a drug suspect. and he ended up shooting this suspect claiming that his life was in danger. he says he saw a gun. prosecutors thought that the gun was planted. they said they had evidence of that. the judge was not convinced. the verdict was handed down on friday and then ever since then you had all of these protests pop up, poppy. >> dan simon, thank you for watching them and differentiating between what we're seeing during the day and what has been transpiring overnight there.
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this morning special counsel bob mueller's office is in possession of facebook ads linked back to russia that ran during the presidential campaign. mueller's office obtained a search warrant for that information and it could take a significant turn into russia's election meddling. joining us is dylan buyers who has a deep dive on this and with me cnn legal and national security analyst ash shah who went on a tweet spree about this yesterday. she's also former fbi special agent. we'll get to your tweets in a moment. dylan, to you first, big picture, this is facebook sort of in the cross hairs of this turning over ads, turning over data, turning over a lot it seems to mueller's office, stuff that these congressional committees on the hill don't have. >> right. that's very significant, poppy, the difference between the two.
facebook based on my conversations with sources there, they are much more comfortable working with the special counsel on this. they know he has a clear, defined mission here in terms of assessing russia meddling in the election. they look at congress, they see a lot of political elements at play. they see political posturing. >> yeah. >> they believe that many of the members of the shats and house intelligence committee might be in over their heads in trying to demonize facebook and go after what's going on here. the key element in terms of what's happening here, mueller is now in possession of the ads. he also is in possession of all of the detailed records about the accounts that bought those ads and how the ads were targeted. he can use all of that to sort of factor that in to his ongoing investigation into russian meddling in the investigation. >> some of what you tweeted yesterday includes this, the key here, though, is that mueller clearly already has enough information on these accounts you write, and they're linked to
crime, to justify forcing facebook to give up the info that means he has uncovered a great deal of evidence through other avenues. explain? >> yes. so part of the reason that i think facebook is more comfortable, though, perhaps not entirely happy about working with mueller, he had to go through a judicial process. so he apparently had a search warrant which means he had to go into front of a federal judge and show them that he believes that a crime has been committed and that evidence of that crime exists in facebook's records. so he has to come and say look, i've gathered all of this, i believe that x number of individuals, he has to go after specific accounts, just can't be like a broad facebook warrant, he has to make the case to a judges these people perhaps illegally contributed to a federal election. so once the judge signs off on this he can then get the
information that was just prescribed to then help build his case. and what's really notable about this, poppy, is that, you know, there's a saying in investigations follow the money and here he's following the digital footprint and it does say a lot that for all of the russia's active measures they have left a digital trail and that et one that mueller is pursuing. >> dylan, in the midst of all of this, you have potentially jared kushner. why? not because he's the president's son-in-law, not because he's the senior adviser to the white house, because he is the guy that ran the data analytics operation for the trump campaign. >> right. and also -- >> what could this mean for him? what is the significance there? >> ultimately one of the key things that mueller will be looking for her is not just -- here is not just the question of how did russia use facebook, the question is was there any sort of collusion between the trump campaign and russian groups that were tied to the kremlin or the
kremlin itself. if you have jared kushner's data operation the way the campaign itself was targeting voters, if you have the russian ad buyers using th using that data to target facebook ad buys you have a big bombshell in this russia investigation. so that, of course, one of the many things that mueller will be looking into with the new data that he has. >> you know, ash aa when i thin of facebook and we have heard a number of members of congress talk about wanting questions answered, when i think of facebook i think of privacy. there is a big privacy protection that one is granted through using facebook. how does that complicate things in terms of what facebook can turn over? >> sure. this is why facebook relies so much on these court orders because they've made representations to the people who use their service that they are going to protect their
privacy and they lay out the -- these circumstances under which they will turn the information over. basically the people who are using their service, have relied on those representations in putting all kinds of things on facebook. so facebook, i think, legitimately has some reluctance to, you know, throwing things out there without the proper procedure. it's worth noting that, you know, their policies are in place because of the disclosures made by edward snowden which blew open that they had been complying very freely for a while with law enforcement and it kind of ended up blowing up in their face. now they're offering a lot more protections to their customers but it does complicate the current situation. >> dylan, you know, we -- facebook has not yet made these ads, these ad buys that were made by what is deemed to be russian troll farms public. you and i can't see them. maybe you can. you have really good sourcing
and maybe you will bring them here. there is this question about what the public should be granted and what the public should be able to see. >> right. this is really the big concern and when we sort of pull back and look at the big picture here what we're talking about is the question about transparency and accountability. what level of accountability should companies like not just facebook, twitter, google, even apple, what sort of transparency and accountability should these companies have? up to date, the public has allowed them to think of themselves as diagnostic platforms, our hands are clean, not our responsibility. now the companies are facing public backlash and coming to terms with the fact that they have to start thinking about themselves as public utilities and media companies and that requires greater -- a greater sense of editorial and moral standards. >> why we're glad you work for cnn and help bring it all to us because there's the tech aspect of it, seriously, and the media aspect as well and it all converges here of all places.
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if you watched them last night you saw the emmys were not all about tv. politics took a leading role and even stole the show. while the president was not in the room he may well have been because his presence loomed large. watch this. >> unfortunately, at this point, we have no way of knowing how big our audience is. i mean, is there anyone who
could say how big the audience is? sean, do you know? this will be the largest audience to witness an emmy's, period, both, in person and around the world. >> wow. that really soothes my fragile ego. i can understand why you would want one of these guys around. melissa mccarthy, everybody. give it up. >> jaw dropped at sean spicer's cameo as he mocked his own words from back in january when he defended the size of the president's inauguration crowd and also taking a swipe at the president there with that, but this was back in january. >> this was the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration,
period, both in person and around the globe. >> the lovely stephanie elam joins me from los angeles and a lot of jaws dropped and laughs but him conceding at least the mission that when he said that in january, you know, misleading the american people, what was the reaction and the buzz this morning? >> oh, maybe sean spicer is just in a different world all to himself now because he has left the administration. maybe that's what this is. maybe that's why he thought it was okay. a lot of people were shocked to see him. melissa mccarthy looked genuinely shocked to see him behind his podium. you know it was interesting to look at how people were responding and you could see a lot of people on twitter saying, and using the word normalize, do not normalize sean spicer, pe lied to the american people. some people thought this may have been pandering to the right because, as you know, hollywood is so left leaning, that may have been part of the reason he was there. a lot of people shocked he was there and frankly didn't feel it was necessary to be there. if you look at it, there were so
many political jokes from the get-go. stephen colbert has had a lovely year because of donald trump and that was evident from the beginning of his monologue, and all the way through the show. at one point he was doing a westwood segment and said like -- he was asking how -- how often do you question reality, he's like every day since november 8th. you saw it throughout the show. a lot of people were speaking about it. you even heard julia louis-dreyfus when she won talking about looking at impeachment but decided to let that go because someone would beat them to the punch. it was throughout shows. alec baldwin winning for "saturday night live" portraying donald trump was a huge statement in that way. he said at long last, mr. president, here is your emmy. he was nominated for "the apprentice" but never won. >> before we go, a shadow is being cast over it because of the sean spicer and all the president trump stuff, diversity. there's a big night for diversity and we saw, you know, a showing a lot of people have
been waiting for for a long time. >> you did. and you saw it in a lot of different ways. it wasn't just black folks who are winning. you saw aziz winning as well, diversity in the shape of lbgtq as well with his co-writer lena waithe. you saw it in multiple places. sterling k. brown didn't get to finish his speech. ha was a little sad. >> indeed. i'm sure people can see all of it on-line. stephanie elam, thank you very much. we'll be right back. at whole foods market, we believe in food that's naturally beautiful, fresh and nutritious. so there are no artificial colors, no artificial flavors, no artificial preservatives in any of the food we sell. we believe in real food. whole foods market. (cheering)
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hello, everyone. i'm kate bolduan. america first comes face to face with the united nations. donald trump's debut on this world stage just moments ago and there is much more to come. the president will be standing shoulder to shoulder with world leaders but his sharp elbows if you will that threaten to disrupt his first big appearance. tomorrow will be his much-anticipated first address to the general assembly but already